Category: Student


8000 student beds and counting

Fusion Building Systems, the designer, engineer and manufacturer of light gauge steel panelised superstructures has completed its 8000th student bedroom, making it potentially one of the biggest providers of offsite systems for this specialist accommodation sector in the UK. The landmark figure was reached by the Northampton-based business during its works on the new 2,117-bed […]


Stoke student contract awarded to Fusion

Offsite designer, engineer and manufacturer of light gauge steel (LGS) panelised superstructures Fusion Building Systems, has been awarded a 300-bed student accommodation project by SCI Contracts for the redevelopment of the former Irish Club site in Stoke on Trent. The split level, 0.97-acre site on North Street is being redeveloped by Alpha Developments, in a […]


Offsite light gauge steel selected for Globe Works student accommodation, Birmingham

Offsite manufacturer Fusion Building Systems, has been awarded the contract to deliver the light gauge steel superstructure for Birmingham’s latest student accommodation project, at the former Globe Works site in the city’s historic Gun Quarter. The work has been awarded to Fusion by Leicestershire contractor D W Hicks as part of a £45m regeneration project. […]


Offsite steel selected for Durham sustainable campus build

Fusion Building Systems has been contracted by Keepmoat Regeneration, part of the ENGIE group, to supply offsite-manufactured light gauge steel panelised superstructures, for the sustainably-designed Neville’s Cross student campus at Durham University. The Northampton-based offsite construction company started work on site earlier this summer, erecting the 274 high quality en-suite studio bedrooms which will make […]


Fusion completes on luxury student accommodation in Birmingham

Fusion Building Systems has completed its work on Birmingham’s new high end student accommodation 88 Bromsgrove House, on behalf of Shaylor Group. The offsite light gauge steel superstructure manufacturer has once again proved that modern methods of construction are the answer when build programmes are tight and site access is limited, by erecting the seven […]


Farmer and Fusion Collaborate on Offsite Futures

Mark Farmer, author of the acclaimed ‘Modernise or Die’ construction industry report and Fusion Building Systems, a national offsite light gauge steel superstructure manufacturer, met this week to discuss ways of developing new training and career opportunities within the offsite construction sector. Taking their lead from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)’s report published in […]


Fusion reach for the sky…

Fusion work on their highest project to date in Ealing, West London. The 9 storey light-weight steel frame project is set for completion in May. This superstructure encompasses some 12,000m2 and will provide 500 beds of student accommodation. Robert Clark, Head of Business Development added “Going over 30m was a move into the two hour fire […]


Fusion Factory Fitted Windows A Major Success!

Fusion‘s pilot project for factory fitted windows in partnership with Sidey Windows and Main Contractor Longcross Construction has proven to be a great success. The pilot was conducted on a 125 bed Student Accommodation project in Birmingham where the speed of build and weather proofing of the superstructure was critical to the overall build programme. Through their involvement in […]


Fusion Achieves Outstanding Fire Test Results

Fusion Building Systems continues its investment into Research and Development as an on-going goal of improving our product solution. Over the years the Fusion System has been thoroughly tested and now the Two Hour Fire Mark has been surpassed, allowing Fusion to deliver structures above their former limit of 30M. Mark Jowett, Head of Technical Design comments, “Fusion […]


Fusion heads to Wales

Fusion heads to Wales for 48 blocks totalling 1,000 units of Student Accommodation at Aberystwyth University. Fusion is building a head of steam in the Student Accommodation market after the huge success of its projects at Oxford University, Birmingham University and Reading University it has secured this major £4m scheme at Aberystwyth University Director, Mike […]